Yakovlev R.V. 2021. New genus of Cossinae (Lepidoptera: Cossidae) from the Republic of South Africa // Russian Entomol. J. Vol.30. No.2: 175–177 [in English].

Altai State University, Lenina pr. 61, Barnaul, 656049, Russia.

doi: 10.15298/rusentj.30.2.11

ABSTRACT. The article describes a new genus and new species, Stroehleia timi Yakovlev sp.n. (Lepidoptera, Cossidae: Cossinae) from the Republic of South Africa (Limpopo Province). The apomorphic feature of the new genus is a lamellar harpe in the medium third on the inner surface of the valve.

KEY WORDS: Biodiversity, Southern Africa, taxonomy, entomology, fauna, Carpenter-Moths.

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